Definition of Poitou in US English:

Poitou

proper noun

  • A former province of west central France, now united with Charente to form the region of Poitou-Charentes. Formerly part of Aquitaine, it was held by the French and English in succession until it was finally united with France at the end of the Hundred Years War.

Pronunciation

Poitou

/pwäˈto͞o/